Wanna Train People? Step One: Learn to Speak “Client”

My wife is on her way home as we speak for some Sunday date vibes. Sooooo….I’ll spare you the typical verbal foreplay before getting into the goods of the article. With that said, if you prefer said foreplay go ahead and check one of my other articles. I’m sure it’ll sting you in all of…

Why Mastery is More Rewarding for Coaches and Clients

“Muscle Confusion.” Practical implementation or marketing genius? Marketing Genius. Period. I have heard 1,569,123 (+/- a million-ish) clients or coaches talk about how “switching it up” is the key to all of the GAINZ to be had.         The reality is that, yes, forced adaptation // progressive overload // P90X’s mismanagement of information…

The Top 5 Things That True Fitness Professionals Do

Hint: It is the exact opposite of what the amateurs do.  Double Hint: If you are an amateur and adopt the below tips, then you are one of the good ones. Round of applause for you, you badass,  you.      1 – They prepare for the session Making sure that all of the equipment…

Guest Blog: Live It Holistic Nutrition

If you’re not at least giving your clients these nutrition/lifestyle tips, you might be missing the ball, Sport. Featured Image: MadisonLaprePhotography Today’s guest blog comes from Marc Capistrano; Founder and Chief Baller at Live It Holistic Nutrition I was introduced to Marc through reading his guest spot on TG’s blog (aka dope blog #1.) I…

The 2017 Coach | Ch. 11

This blog in short: How and why preparing for a session might be more important than deadlifting. Ooooook. Nothing is more important than deadlifting. Noted.  I’ve been to both of the Perform Better Summits this year and in between spreading the epic MBSC Thrive message, meeting a slew (use the word “slew” in a sentence?…

Pedestal Footwear Review

For someone who has a slight shoe bias ok, ok, a “sneaker problem,” to take off his shoes for every workout it must have taken a really damn cool product. Enter: Pedestal Footwear. Featured Photo Credit: MadisonLaprePhotography If you are one of those “Just give me the website and the discount” fellas or gals, then here…

Influencer Interview | Ch. 7

Tim DiFrancesco stops by to offer some of his advice about where the professional athlete and the average gym goer’s programming can cross paths as well as what the new trainers/coaches coming into the industry should be thinking about.

The 2017 Coach | Ch. 10

I had an epiphany the other day on something so simple that I questioned whether or not I should even write this. HINT: I wrote it. I spent the week in Boston at Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning and had the pleasure of shadowing some groups led by those fucking awesome sorcerer-like great coaches. There was…

The 2017 Coach | Ch. 9

The article that explains one of the most popular oversights in the industry REMEMBER THIS WHILE READING:  I fully understand, agree with, and support working hard in a workout and that intensity is a good thing.  Before scrolling down (for real, don’t do you sneaky f…) take a few guesses and what this picture is Did you…

The 2017 Coach | Ch. 8

Joe decided years ago that he wanted to be a trainer, for good reason and he cannot wait to work with people, but continually delivers programs to his clients that he doesn’t do or believe in himself. He looks forward to his workouts while coaching them, he struggles to relate to what they are going through, he…

Influencer Interview | Ch. 6

Today’s guest is the man himself: Mike Boyle *** This is normally where I list the credentials of the Influencer for this interview, but, with all due respect to the previous and future Influencers….it’s Mike.*** I think that every single fitness professional or gym-goer has been influenced at some point by Mike. For me, he…